German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Communications and Navigation in Oberpfaffenhofen
Transportable Optical Ground Station TOGS:
Mobile ground station for optical up- and downlinks with high bandwidth (10 GBit/s). The device can be deployed within minutes and can establish a connection to a satellite, to a stratospheric platform or to an airplane over a distance of more than 100 km. TOGS has proven its service during a lot of research projects such as ARGOS, VABENE and DODfast.